ScreenPro FH
Screening Project for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe

Slovakia

Country leader: Branislav Vohnout MD, PhD

Contact: bvohnout@yahoo.com

Population: 5 421 340

Estimated number of FH patients: 10 843 (prevalence 1:500)

Number of FH patients in database: 2000

National center: Slovak Medical University, Bratislava

Other centers: 19

Network: based on MedPed – functional

FH programme: MedPed FH Slovakia based on the MedPed FH approach with national coordinating centre and network of lipid clinics involved in MedPed, molecular genetics is performed – covered by grants

Criteria: Dutch lipid clinic network diagnostic criteria, Simon Broome diagnostic criteria, MedPed US